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The members of the St Patrick's Society were requested to assemble at Mount Duneed on Sunday 22 October 1899 to follow the remains of their late member, Michael Feehan to the place of interment, the Geelong Eastern Cemetery. The funeral cortege was a very lengthy one and included 49 private vehicles and several horsemen.
Michael and Margaret (née O'Loughlin) Feehan had come to live in Mount Duneed in the late 1870s. Their children were:
John Joseph (1872-1949)
Michael James (died in 1890 aged 16 years)
William Patrick (born 1877)
Mary Ann (1879-1973)
Patrick Thomas (1881-1956)
When Margaret died on 26 October 1924 at the age of 81 years she left real estate valued at £1490 and £845 personal property fo her children subject to a bequest of £75 to St Mary's Church Geelong for school purposes.
Patrick Feehan, son of Margaret Feehan, was a labourer from Mount Duneed when he enlisted for World War 1 service on 1 March 1916 at the age of 36 years. He was wounded in action twice.
He was awarded the Military Medal "for conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty during the attack on Vauvillers, east of Villers-Bretonneux on 9th August 1918. The whole of the Lewis gun team to which this man belonged became casualties, including himself. Although badly wounded he carried his gun forward with the company and when the left flank of the company was in the air and seriously threatened by the enemy, he at once made his way to a position on that flank in the face of heavy enemy machine gun fire where he engaged the enemy inflicting very heavy casualties, thus enabling the comp[any to continue their advance. By his splendid courage and devotion to duty he materially assisted in the attack and successful capture of the village, which was, in no small part, due to the initiative of Private Feehan".
Patrick was a member of the Mount Duneed Mutual Improvement Association, a member of the Committee of Management of the Mount Duneed Recreation Reserve for many years from 1909-1951, a secretary of the Grovedale Athletic Club and the Mount Duneed Rifle Club, often winning trophies. He died on 1 December 1956 aged 75 and was buried at the Geelong Eastern Cemetery with his sister Mary Ann who died on 2 May 1973 aged 94.
Feehans Road was named after the Feehan family who were associated with Mount Duneed for 97 years.